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Fhraing, Uamh

Eigg, Galmisdale, Invernessshire.

NGR:NM 47600 83500
WGS84:56.87402, -6.14385
Length:Not recorded
Vert. Range:Not recorded
Altitude:Not recorded
Geology:Not recorded
Tags:Cave, Archaeo

According to Seamus Heaney's version of the Buile Suibhne, Sweeney - having got into a spot of bother, and been turned, naked, into something between man and bird - lived a life in fear of human contact. His avian roamings took him all over Ireland. He flew to various parts of the British Isles as well, and spent six weeks living 'in a cave that belonged to Donnan on the island of Eig off the west of Scotland'. Heane.

Behold the Hebrides: A Hebridean Tragedy: A Tale of an Eigg Cave. Electronic Scotland Website.

Alternate Names: Frances Cave, Clanronald's Cave, Clan Ranald's Cave, MacDonald's Cave [1], Massacre Cave, Skulls (The Cave of the), MacLeod's Cave

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This entry was last updated: 2018-03-20 19:21:17

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